(What’s SWOT? Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) As a seasoned business owner, you think your business is doing fine as is so why would you bother with a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis? Here’s Why… Recognizing Your Superpowers: Unleash your hidden strengths, like a secret superhero identity, to take your business to new heights! A …
Did you ever give your kids a candy bar or something when they’re throwing a tantrum? I bet it kept them satisfied for a few minutes but didn’t help in the long term. Instant gratification seems to be what most desire lately that’s why you’ll see it in all the marketing tactics, but wouldn’t you …
If you’ve been in business for any length of time, you know that it’s important to continually grow your company. But how do you go about doing that in a scalable way?
Growing can be a daunting task so how can you do it effectively and efficiently without losing your sanity?
There are so many things to do and so many decisions to make, it’s hard to know where to start.
In this blog post, we will discuss a scalable strategy for growing your business. We’ll outline some tips and tactics that will help you reach new heights without sacrificing quality or taking on too much risk. So if you’re ready to take your business to the next level, keep reading!
I’m not an air traffic controller, but I can imagine the stress of your job. You’re constantly trying to keep track of everything that’s coming at you from all directions and making sure it lands where it needs to go. If one thing doesn’t land exactly right, then you have a disaster on your hands. Sound familiar? That is what running a business feels like!
There are always things coming at you from all directions
Strategic plans are vitally important to any company that wants to succeed in growing their companies, and having one in place can be a great way to better understand your current operations and figure out how you can improve the business. Here are five benefits of business planning for established companies. It helps you …
If you’re not building your company in line with your endgame – with an exit strategy in mind – you may be stuck with nothing to fall back on because your business will not be ready when you are.
Let’s wrap it up with one more item to think about: if you don’t have a strategic plan in place…if you’re not scaling your business and positioning yourself now for a Profitable Exit, will you have enough to live the life you really want?
Do you want to go from running your own business to being an employee of sorts for someone else the last 2 years of your “working” life?
Did you know sales contracts for service-based businesses typically include a performance clause?
This means you’ll promise to stay with the company in some capacity for the next 2-3 years while maintaining or reaching a certain revenue level, profit margin and/or client retention rate.
Start planning your exit strategy early so your company is ready when you are.
I remember when I started back in my corporate days – all the goals I set for myself. Between building a career, managing a team and starting a family I felt the urge to be Superwoman. I honestly don’t know what I was thinking.
Why does it seem like cash is the forbidden subject when the old saying is “Cash is King?”
How does the management of cash, or lack thereof, effect your business?
Just as we all have in life many businesses go through their share of hurdles as well. As in our personal lives how you deal with those hurdles has a lot to do with attitude and mental strength, but that’s not all it really involves is it? We typically hit those obstacles because of events outside of our control, but what if getting over the hurdles didn’t have to be so difficult? What if we could be prepared for the struggles?
Let’s discuss a few of the common hurdles and how you can alleviate the pain or stress….